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‘The Menu’ is a creative satire that will leave you a little hungry

Seat the rich.

On Oct 3, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘The Rings of Power’ finally picks up the pace with episode 6

This action-packed episode is the best so far—but Galadriel's characterization is going in a puzzling direction.

On Sep 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The new ‘Hellraiser’ proves it’s possible to make a good horror reboot

Jamie Clayton's Pinhead is perfectly menacing.

On Sep 29, 2022 by Tiffany Kelly

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One of the most incredible scenes of the year is in a French Netflix movie

The opening scene of 'Athena' is a technical marvel.

On Sep 29, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Smile’ has some great scares—but gets lost trying to explain itself

A new take on the 'curse' movie.

On Sep 29, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Andor’ is the antidote to copaganda TV, skewering its law-enforcement villains

Shockingly political for a Disney series, 'Andor' depicts its police characters as cruel, incompetent cowards.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The best Shudder original movies streaming this spooky season

Aside from plenty of classic horror films, Shudder has some fantastic originals. Here are the best Shudder original movies.

On Sep 26, 2022 by Patricia Grisafi

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‘The Rings of Power’ episode 5 illustrates why Durin and Elrond have the best relationship in the show

In a show that often prioritizes style over substance, Durin and Elrond ring true.

On Sep 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Barbarian’ is a promising win for low-budget horror 

Much of the buzz is internet word of mouth, and TikTok in particular has gotten attached.

On Sep 22, 2022 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Andor’ is the first truly great ‘Star Wars’ TV show

Diego Luna headlines this thrilling new prequel to 'Rogue One,' boasting sharp characterization and strong anti-fascist themes.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is a shallow, empty-headed attempt at a feminist thriller—but Florence Pugh is fantastic

Florence Pugh delivers a Hitchcockian breakdown while Harry Styles simply delivers his lines.

On Sep 20, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘House of the Dragon’ pulls back the curtain on a Westerosi open secret

Episode 5 introduces an important person in Laenor Velaryon's life.

On Sep 19, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Doom comes to Middle-earth in ‘The Rings of Power’ episode 4

The show's deeper worldbuilding expanded this week, foreshadowing the future of Númenor.

On Sep 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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In the game of ‘House of the Dragon’ vs ‘The Rings of Power,’ viewers win

It’s a great time to be a fantasy fan right now.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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A professional cheerleader noticed women’s sports highlights were leftovers. She decided to change things

HighlightHER and the power of representation.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Alex Tzelnic